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AirAsia plane carrying 162 lost in stormy weather

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia turned worse Sunday when an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy Indonesian waters, with no word on its fate despite several hours of searching by air and sea....
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AirAsia plane carrying 162 lost in stormy weather

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia turned worse Sunday when an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy Indonesian waters, with no word on its fate despite several hours of searching by air and sea....
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US, NATO mark end of 13-year war in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The war in Afghanistan, fought for 13 bloody years and still raging, came to a formal end Sunday with a quiet flag-lowering ceremony in Kabul that marked the transition of the fighting from U.S.-led combat troops to the country's own security forces....
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1 dead, hundreds stranded in Greek ferry disaster

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Italian and Greek military and coast guard rescue crews battled gale-force winds and massive waves Sunday as they struggled to rescue hundreds of people trapped on a burning ferry adrift between Italy and Albania. At least one person died and two were injured....
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DC-bound plane makes emergency landing in Pa.

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A plane traveling from Toronto to Washington made an emergency landing in central Pennsylvania after the crew detected smoke on the flight deck and in the cabin....
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Higher costs, fewer Mummers force parade changes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Declining membership, soaring costs and more elaborate productions have forced big changes in the Mummers Parade, a colorful New Year's celebration often called Philadelphia's Mardi Gras....
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Gap between rich, poor schools doubled in 4 years

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The gap between what wealthy districts and poor districts spend to educate children has widened dramatically in the four years since GOP Gov. Tom Corbett took office, amid deep budget-balancing cuts in state aid under Republican-controlled Harrisburg and long-delayed pension obligation payments coming due....
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How public school district spending has changed

A look at how Pennsylvania public school spending is changing, overall and by district income levels, over the last four years. The figures are based on an Associated Press analysis of state Department of Education data on Pennsylvania's 500 school districts....
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To ring in New Year, town will drop a giant nail

WEST FAIRVIEW, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania town plans to nail their New Year's Eve and bicentennial celebrations by dropping some major hardware to mark the occasion....
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Pa. police investigate death of 1-year-old child

ASHLAND, Pa. (AP) -- State troopers say they are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl at a home in eastern Pennsylvania....
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Couple found dead in central Pennsylvania home

MANCHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Police in central Pennsylvania say they are investigating the case of a married couple found dead in their home....
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Teacher remembered as joyful, supportive, creative

OWEGO, N.Y. (AP) -- A sixth-grade teacher killed in an alleged burglary of her Pennsylvania house is being remembered as a woman who lived joyfully and supported her friends....
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Officials: Death not tied to truck crash into home

LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say the death of a 93-year-old hospice patient is not tied to the crash of a pickup truck through her Philadelphia-area home that same day....
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Seed libraries struggle with state laws limiting exchanges

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- For thousands of years, people have exchanged seeds to grow terrific tomatoes or produce the perfect potato, but a new effort to loan and borrow seeds has created a conflict between well-meaning gardeners and state agriculture officials who feel obligated to enforce laws restricting the practice....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
In your opinion, did Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey Jr. do a good job, a fair job or a poor job over the past year? <More Info>

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Good:
42%
Poor:
38%
Fair:
20%
Total Votes: 9,480

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
In your opinion, did Pennsylvania Senator Pat Tommey do a good job, a fair job or a poor job over the past year?

Poor:
41%
Good:
39%
Fair:
20%
Total Votes: 20,774

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